Senior Backend Engineer (Authentication and Authorisation)

Remote or Berlin, Germany

The Platform Services team exists in order to help Wolt Product teams succeed. We embrace a customer-first mindset for creating tools, services, and sharing knowledge, in the domains of authentication and authorization and event-driven architecture. 

In this team, you get to operate at the center of the action, work with a super talented diverse group of people and use the latest technologies to resolve platform-wide problems in the pursuit of high-quality services that are secure, and scalable.

As a Software Engineer in Wolt, you will be responsible for developing the Wolt Authentication component we’ve built from scratch, ensuring its security, reliability, and scalability, as the number of users grows rapidly. It’s a central role in the organization, so you’ll work with multiple teams to secure our consumer applications, internal tools, as well as communication within our systems. In this role, you will be developing systems and libraries that are used across the platform, and you can have a big impact on the future development of these solutions.

Our humble expectations

You know what it takes to develop top-quality software and achieve ambitious goals together. We expect you to be a good communicator, willing to collaborate with people outside of your own team, be a product-oriented and proactive problem solver willing to bring up issues in a constructive manner to the team and the Wolt Product team at large.

To succeed in this role, you should have solid experience in developing authentication and authorization solutions in large-scale, distributed, and high-throughput environments. You should have an understanding of security concerns in web applications. You’ll be a great asset to the team if you are proficient in Python. Experience with Go, Java, and related languages is seen as beneficial, and we also value previous front-end development exposure. Concepts such as SSO, Oauth, OpenID Connect, IAM, JWT, HTTP, and REST are no strangers to you. 

Next steps

The compensation will be a negotiable combination of monthly pay and Wolt stock options. The latter make it exceptionally easy to be excited about our company growing and doing well, as you'll own a piece of the pie.

If you want to check up on your application or have any further questions about the position you can turn to Product Talent Acquisition Partner, Anna Barasinska, at at any given time.

About Wolt

Wolt is a technology company that makes it incredibly easy to discover and get the best restaurants, grocery stores and other local shops delivered to your home or office. Wolt works together with over 52,000 restaurant and retail partners as well as with over 110,000 courier partners across 23 countries and 210 cities.

Our apps (iOS and Android) have the industry’s highest reviews, largely because of our customer-centric approach to how we build our products and operations. For example, our customer service team responds in a matter of seconds, in the customer’s own language.

We’ve raised more than €707M in financing from renowned U.S. and European based investors, such as ICONIQ Capital, Tiger Global, DST, Prosus, KKR, Coatue, 83North, Goldman Sachs, Highland Europe and EQT Ventures & EQT Growth, among others. We've also been fortunate enough to receive some appreciation and recognition for our hard work along the way: Apple selected Wolt’s app as their Editors' Choice, Wired named the company one of the "Hottest Startups in Europe," Forbes included our CEO Miki Kuusi on its 30-under-30 in Consumer Tech list, and the Nordic Startup Awards named Wolt Company of the Year.

In 2020, the Financial Times named us Europe’s second fastest growing company. We’re still expanding rapidly and are looking for more talented individuals to join us. If you are passionate about cutting-edge technology, great food, and making an impact in your city, then Wolt just might be for you.

Wolt is more than just a food and retail delivery operation – in fact we are built upon a solid foundation of state-of-the-art technology. Our internal tooling enables us to ramp up new cities efficiently and provide excellent customer service, our own logistics platform allows us to optimise our couriers' work to get you the food you want as fast as possible, and our restaurant platform allows restaurants to offer exciting food experiences for our customers in an optimal way.

We work in small teams with high ownership, with each team focusing on a key area of the Wolt product stack. Each and every one of our product team members has a say in where we are going and what solutions we implement. We work with a passion, but we haven't forgotten how to have fun along the way!


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